Thurlaston Parish Council

Serving the people of Thurlaston

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Clerk: Elaine Foxon
16 Cambridge Drive, Desford
Leics LE9 9JB

Tel: 07873 229990

Latest News

Blaby To Support Charity Tractor Run - 19th December 2021


Council to support charity tractor run

Start your engines! Blaby District Council is joining the 200-strong charity vehicle display of tractors as it travels through the district in December.

Archer's Festive Tractor Run is returning to Blaby, Whetstone, Cosby and Countesthorpe on Sunday 19 December, as part of the route for the huge display of festively decorated vehicles to raise money... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 13:59 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

HuncoTe Leisure Centre - Closure Update

NEWS RELEASE - Blaby District Council

Huncote Landfill Gas Update

Since closing Huncote Leisure Centre and the surrounding site on 02 November, Blaby District Council has undertaken important mitigation work to ensure the safety of the site following the discovery of elevated landfill gas levels.

An essential stage of our work is set to be completed this week. Once this work has finished we will take... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:58 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Huncote Leisure Centre Closure - Extended


Huncote Leisure Centre closure extended

On Tuesday (02 November) Blaby District Council closed Huncote Leisure Centre after the discovery of elevated levels of landfill gas during planned mitigation works.

During the course of the works contractors have identified other areas of the site that require monitoring.

With the requirement of additional monitoring, Blaby... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Nov 2021 12:32 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Blaby District Council News Release - Temporary Closure Huncote Leisure Centre


Temporary closure of Huncote Leisure Centre

This week Blaby District Council started work at Huncote Leisure Centre to install landfill gas mitigation. Once completed the gas mitigation will help control the levels of landfill gas on the site.

During this work our contractors have measured unusually elevated levels of landfill gas on the site. As a result of these measurements a decision... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 16:07 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Nomination Forms - Annual Parish Awards 2021


Thurlaston Parish Council would like to invite you to submit nominations for either one or all of the following three awards.

The Environmental Award is awarded to the person/organisation who has done most to improve the appearance or understanding of the local environment.

The Silver Jubilee Award is awarded to the person/organisation judged to have made the most noteworthy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 17:01 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Awards, Community

BDC - Operation Warm Welcome

Operation Warm Welcome

A portal is now open for people, organisations and businesses to register offers of support to Afghan arrivals to the UK.

Blaby District Council has committed to assist the relocation of two families of Afghan interpreters or translators who supported British troops in Afghanistan. Afghans who assisted the UK in conflict, their families and those evacuees at highest risk will be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 16:07 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

BDC News release - Electric Vehicle Charging Points

EV charging points live in Blaby Town Centre

The first charging points in Blaby District Council's pay and display car parks are live and ready to use, as part of a project to make electric vehicle owning more accessible to residents.

Johns Court and Enderby Road car parks in Blaby are the first to charging points to go live, with eight bays in each car park exclusively reserved for EV car owners to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 13:57 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

LCC - Emergency Closure


County Council Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order at the above location.

An emergency road closure was required on Church Street, Thurlaston on the 2nd August 2021 for up to 21 days, but the order is expected to be in force for 3 days.

The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be implemented for public... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 15:01 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

Blaby District Council - News Release

New Chief Executive appointment

Julia Smith has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for Blaby District Council.

Julia, who will start in the autumn, will succeed Jane Toman, who will retire next month after spending 15 years at Blaby District Council – including 5 years as Chief Executive.

Julia is currently Director of Communities and Wellbeing at Harborough District Council,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 15:17 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Newsletters

Leicestershire County Council Contact Form

Notification received from Leicestershire County Council

To whom it may concern,

Leicestershire County Council have recently made some changes to the way customers can now contact us.

The Leicestershire County Council Customer Service Centre (CSC) has introduced a new online enquiry form which can be accessed via our website or here.

Customers using any of the below email addresses will be advised to use... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 15:32 by Elaine Foxon

Tags: Community

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